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Part B Insider (Multispecialty) Coding Alert

Part B Coding Coach:
Master the 'Multiple Scope' Rule with These Tips for Endoscopy Coding

For a better understanding of multiple scopes review codes 29805, 29806, 29807, and 29819. Your orthopedic surgeon performs a knee arthroscopy but does several procedures. One thing is for certain: you’ll need to understand the multiple-scope rule to determine which procedures you can actually claim — and get paid for. Important orthopedic exception: Keep in mind that the multiple-scope rule [...]